Our Commitment To Privacy
Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy we provide this notice explaining our online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. To make this notice easy to find, we make it available on our homepage and at every point where personally identifiable information may be requested.
What services are available at this site?
HealthlinkNY brings non-biased data, local resources and a wealth of information to one, accessible, user-friendly location. The intent is to give communities the tools they need to read and understand the public health indicators that affect the quality of their residents’ lives.
This site is an aggregate site of information available from a variety of sources including the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the local health department, non-profit reporting agencies and other government agencies. Each source of data is listed within the reports. We believe that this information does not exist together at any other location.
The Information We Collect:
This notice applies to all information collected or submitted on the HealthlinkNY website. On some pages, you can make requests and register to receive materials. The types of personal information collected at these pages are:
The Way We Use Information:
You do not have to give us any personal information to visit or use our web site. No personally identifying information (such as your name, e-mail address, or Social Security number) will be collected except as described below. We collect anonymous usage information in web server log files and look at this in aggregate to improve our services. We may use other third party software, such as Google Analytics, to track and analyze anonymous information about how people are using the site (e.g. web address suffix -- .gov, .com, .edu ). None of this information is personally identifiable. Cookies are used to improve the user experience and to maintain session state. Cookies are never tied to individually identifiable information. If you provide your name or email through a form on the site, such as "feedback" or "contact us", HCI and/or HealthlinkNY stores the email address for purposes of replying only and the email is never shared with a third party. When you provide your email address to save a report you have run, the email is only stored for that purpose and is never shared with a third party.
Our Commitment To Data Security:
To prevent unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and ensure the correct use of information, we have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
How To Contact Us
Should you have other questions or concerns about these privacy policies, please contact us.